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Tillotama Shome (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More
Tillotama Shome is an Indian actress who primarily works in English and Hindi movies. She is also a part of Bengali, Punjabi, and Nepali film industries. She is known for her performance in films like Chintu Ka Birthday, Hindi Medium, Budhia Singh – Born to Run, Shanghai etc. Shome has already spent nearly 16 years as a prominent actress in both Hollywood and Bollywood, showcasing her outstanding talents.
Birth & Early Life
Tillotama Shome was born in Kolkata, West Bengal. Since her father was an Indian Air Force officer, she had to migrate across the India. She has a younger brother Gaurav Shome in the family. Shome completed her studies at Lady Shri Ram College. She then relocated to New York in 2004 to pursue a master’s degree in educational theatre at New York University, where she remained until she came back to Mumbai in February 2008.
|Real Name||Tillotama Shome|
|Date of Birth||25 June|
|Age (as in 2021)||Not Known|
|Birth Place||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Home Town||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Family||Mother : Name Not Known|
Father : Name Not Known
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Gaurav Shome
Husband : Kunal Ross (m. 2015-Present)
|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Shome made her film debut in 2001 with director Mira Nair’s love film Monsoon Wedding, in which she played Alice. The film also featured Naseeruddin Shah and Lillete Dubey.
In 2009, Shome starred as a nun in Claire McCarthy’s Australian film The Waiting City. She played a social worker in Italo Spinelli’s social awareness film Gangor, which was based on Mahashweta Devi’s novel. In 2012, Shome appeared as Queen in Qaushiq Mukherjee’s Bengali film Tasher Desh. She subsequently appeared in several films including Shadows of Time, Turning 30, Shanghai, Budhia Singh – Born to Run etc.
Education Details and More
|College||Lady Shri Ram College|
|Educational Qualification||MA in English Literature|
|Debut||Film : Monsoon Wedding (2001)|
|Awards||Best Actress at UK Asian Film Festival (2019)|
Filmfare Award for Critics Best Actor in Leading Role (Female) (2021)
Physical Stats and More
|Height||5′ 4″ Feet|
|Hobbies||Reading, Cooking and Poetry|
Tillotama married to Kunal Ross in 2015. He is nephew of famous Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan. She is currently living with her spouse in Mumbai.
Marital Status and More
|Salary (approx)||Not Available|
|Net Worth||Not Available|
Social Media Presence
Some Facts About Tillotama Shome
- Tillotama Shome was born and brought up in Kolkata, West Bengal.
- She portrayed Mrs. Ahmadi in Dibakar Banerjee directed political thriller film Shanghai.
- Besides acting, She is regarded as a highly qualified star, having earned a Master’s degree in English Literature.
- Her other credits include Lara in ‘Little Box of Sweets,’ and Miracle in ‘Butterfly’.
- Her outstanding portrayal as a girl who was raised as a guy in the film Qissa, earned her the title of Best Actress in the New Horizons Competition of the seventh Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
- She enjoys cooking and reading books.
- Konkona Sen Sharma is one of her good friends from the industry.
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